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[Think]box provides unique hackathon experience

[Think]box provides unique hackathon experience

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Over 350 students from across Northeast Ohio holed up in the Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box] for 36 hours as a part of HackCWRU 6 from 9 p.m. Feb. 15 to 9 a.m. Feb. 17. HackCWRU is an annual hackathon event organized by the student organization HackCWRU, and is part of the official stu...

CWRU welcomes Cleveland bishop for annual memorial lecture

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019


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On Thursday, Feb. 7, Case Western Reserve University School of Law welcomed Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez for the annual Judge Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture. Perez spoke on the topic of “Immigration and the Dignity of the Human Person.” The annual lecture is named after Battisti, a federal judge for ...

Power of Diversity lecture discusses racial equity

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019


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Last Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity (OIDEO) welcomed Estela Mara Bensimon, Ph.D. to campus as part of their Power of Diversity series. The yearly series, first started in 2010, includes two nationally and internationally acclaimed speakers, and four CWRU faculty...

Spring career fair features many new employers

Spring career fair features many new employers

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019


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This Monday students attended the Get Experienced Career Fair. Held annually in the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center, this fair helps kick off the spring recruiting season. This year’s fair featured around 100 employers, a significant increase from the 80 employers that attended last...

School of Law hosts prominent law scholars discussing recent Supreme Court decision

School of Law hosts prominent law scholars discussing recent Supreme Court decision

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019


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On Tuesday, Jan. 5, Case Western Reserve University School of Law welcomed Robert Alt and Martin Malin to lecture on the 2018 Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court ruling. In the Janus decision, the Supreme Court ruled that labor unions’ mandatory agency fees for public sector employees are unconstitutional...

Universities discuss, provide services focused on mental health

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019


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The Council on Foreign Relations hosted a conference call on Jan. 30 to discuss mental health on college campuses. The conference call involved colleges from around the country, including Case Western Reserve University, Virginia Commonwealth University, San Diego State University, Ohio State Universi...

School of Dental Medicine offers free exams

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


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The Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine’s bi-annual Admitting Days event will be held on Feb. 4 and 5. The dental school will offer free exams to anyone who is 18 years old or older who has not been enrolled as a patient already. Third and fourth-year medical students and r...

Activities abound in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

Activities abound in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


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Despite closing campus this past Monday in celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Case Western Reserve University and University Circle blossomed last weekend with various activities in celebration of King. Each year, CWRU hosts a special convocation ceremony in honor of King. On F...

Cultures mix, students share experiences

Cultures mix, students share experiences

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


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Friday, Jan. 18 marked the Cultural Mixer, hosted by the Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA), Korean American Student Association (KASA), Muslim Student Association (MSA) and La Alianza, a Latino student organization. This was the first time these groups have come together to host an event at...

CWRU travels to Vegas for largest tech conference

CWRU travels to Vegas for largest tech conference

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Outside the Circle, Top Stories

While most students returned home for winter break, over three dozen Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and alumni traveled to Las Vegas at the beginning of January. It wasn’t all casinos, buffets and large productions. The CWRU representatives attended CES 2019 from Jan. 8-11. CWRU reserv...

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